On behalf of my people who sold their own for money, I’m sorry. I grew up ignoring much of black history bc I swore it didn’t pertain to me. Until the day came that my father taught me how my own tribe, thick in the advancements of trade and business development, was one of the largest and successful spots for slavers….
I keep seeing shady posts about how we could have built Wakanda instead of paying to see a movie about it but the gag is there are microcosms of Wakandan creativity, leadership and innovation as well as Killmonger’s self-determination in every ‘urban’ city.
“NAH, JUST BURY ME IN THE OCEAN WITH MY ANCESTORS THAT JUMPED FROM THE SHIPS. BECAUSE THEY KNEW DEATH WAS BETTER THAN BONDAGE.” – KILLMONGER
This is a fascinating discussion not just because the co-hosts are essentially denying that racism exists (despite proof of it), but there are also the attempts to silence a person’s experience by not allowing them to fully speak their truth.